Guest speaker retired Navy Seal Ken Stethem, brother of Robert Stethem, speaks to sailors assigned to the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer, USS Stethem (DDG 63) about the importance of honor, courage, and commitment in the face of adversity during a 30th anniversary ceremony honoring the ship’s namesake. Stethem was killed in a terrorist attack June 15, 1985. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Marissa Valentine)

Police Arrest Suspected Terrorist for 1985 Hijacking in Which Navy Diver Robert D. Stethem Was Murdered

Greek police have arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man suspected of involvement in the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) plane in which a U.S. navy diver was killed.

A Greek police official said on Saturday the suspect had disembarked from a cruise ship on the island of Mykonos on Thursday and that his name came up as being wanted by German authorities.

He was also wanted in connection with a 1987 kidnapping crime, possibly related to his release in return for the freeing of two German citizens held hostage by his accomplices in Lebanon, the source said.

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